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Oliver Fishing Pier Temp Closure

USACE, Mobile District
Published April 19, 2023

Tuscaloosa, AL. – Black Warrior & Tombigbee Lakes, Holt Resource Office would like to announce the temporary closure for improvements, maintenance and repairs of the Oliver Fishing Pier Park in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Oliver Fishing Pier Park is leased to the City of Tuscaloosa and they will be closing the park on April 24, 2023, with tentative plans to reopen on March 1, 2024.  The temporary closure will be for maintenance and improvements to the park and the Western Riverwalk expansion that is occurring adjacent to the lease area.

Some improvements to the Oliver Fishing Pier Park include additional security lighting, roof replacement on covered picnic tables, roof replacement on restroom facility, paving, walking trail expansion of the Wester River Walk that will culminate at the Oliver Fishing Pier Park. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have on our customers that utilize the Oliver Fishing Pier Park Area.

For further details contact the Tuscaloosa City Engineering Department at (205)248-5380.


With an area of operation across Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and northern Florida, and a vast military region that includes operations across Central and South America, the Mobile District’s award- winning teams of engineering, construction, regulatory and emergency management professionals are nationally recognized for their leadership in delivery of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works and military programs missions to the Nation.



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Release no. 23-010